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FDBK Ep. 060 – The Ladies of D.A.M.E. Take You On A Journey

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DJ Mahealani, DJ Shani and Queen Deelah are D.A.M.E. or Down Ass Mamas Elevatin’. We talk about: Their background and upbringing around music from Texas/Maui, Chicago, and Oakland. Their move to Austin and how D.A.M.E. was formed. Collecting records and how they consume music. How they take their audience through a musical journey at their parties. Their song request policy. Being ...

FDBK Ep. 054 – Shots Fired with DJ Kid Slyce and DJ BeatsMode

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It’s the return of our first guest ever, DJ Kid Slyce, and he brought DJ BeatsMode with him. We talk about: How they got into Hip Hop What made them become DJs and how they got their names First gigs Song request pet-peeves and stories Crowd’s relationship with the DJ Top 5 DJs in Austin Quotes of the show: “[These people] ...

FDBK Ep. 051 – A DJ’s Ups and Downs with Go Go Garcia and Bird Peterson

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DJ Go Go Garcia and DJ Bird Peterson grew together and have now become seasoned DJs beyond Austin. We talk about: Growing up in Houston Their move to Austin The relationship between DJs and bar staff Bird Peterson’s Holiday Spectacular We take calls from the audience Quotes of the show: “Y’all are the ones that keep us going.” – DJ Go ...

FDBK Ep. 045 – DJ Ash and DJ Mighty Mike Live That SoFu Lifestyle

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DJ Ash and DJ Mighty Mike, 1/2 of Sophisticated Funk, have been DJing for years in Austin. We talk about: How they got started, their move to Austin, and the local scene back then Their style, crowd vs personal taste Song request policy Sophisticated Funk alongside DJ Edgar J and DJ Dick Nickson The local DJ scene Quotes of the show: ...

FDBK Ep. 043 – Jesse Brede and Cole Bleu Do Good With Good Music

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Texas natives Jesse Brede from Gravitas Recordings and Cole Bleu from Proper Entertainment have been involved in event promotion, production, and the music industry for years. Jesse became a fixture in the local electronic music scene while Cole was doing his thing as a event promoter/coordinator. We talk about: Their background as music lovers and promoters Proper Entertainment and the ...

FDBK Ep. 042 – DJ Nick Nack, From Dope Villain To Dope Producer

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DJ Nick Nack has been a fixture as one of the best DJs and producers in the Austin scene for many years. As the founder of Crowd Control Records, he has collaborated with a lot of artists and expanded people’s minds with his music. We talk about: The early days, as a turntablist and battle DJ His days at KVRX ...

FDBK Ep. 040 – DJ Manny Has Music And Art In His Blood

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Hailing from Puerto Rico, DJ Manny was always surrounded by creative people. Moving to Austin amplified that tenfold. Now a member of Peligrosa, he is one of the most recognized DJ in Austin. We talk about: Coming up in Puerto Rico The local scene when he came to Austin Becoming a DJ/artist and his style Red Fez Tuesdays DJ Dojo ...

FDBK Ep. 037 – The Return of DJ Mel, Alongside DJ Jah Mighty

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The great DJ Mel is back on the podcast and he brought along DJ Jah Mighty. These 2 veteran DJs had so many stories to tell and good advice to give. We talk about: Jah Mighty‘s inspiration to become a DJ His involvement with Soul Shakedown then Ring The Alarm The local DJ scene, the DJ crews DJing weddings Quote ...

FDBK Ep. 034 – Dub Academy Is A School For The Electronic Arts

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DJ Benzo is the Executive Director at Dub Academy, an electronic arts school (as he puts it) while Laurie is in charge of the community outreach program. We talk about: Their background as a DJ and a writer/blogger The vision that drives Dub Academy The move to non-profit and how it has impacted the local community The DJ Scene at ...

FDBK Ep. 032 – Put Some Chorizo Funk In Your Life

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DJ Chorizo Funk is one of the most sought after DJ in Austin. He’s part of Peligrosa, Body Rock ATX, Austin Boogie Crew, and Motown On Mondays. We talk about: His beginnings as DJ and the local scene at the time How he went from Hip Hop, to Funk then Latin music His role as a DJ and his target ...

FDBK Ep. 029 – Getting Racial with DJ Charlie and DJ Jeska

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Between DJ Charlie and DJ Jeska, we got 1/6 of Table Manners Crew, 1/3 of Royal Commission and 2/3rd of Dusty Groove Radio. We talk about: Humble beginnings and inspirations Their style and dealing of the audience Table Manners Crew and playing at Plush Dusty Groove Radio with Casey Cuts Keep up with them: DJ Charlie:    Plush on Saturday July ...

FDBK Ep. 028 – DJ Chicken George Keeps Peddlin’ Jazztronica

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DJ Chicken George has been at it for a long time, spreading the smooth sounds of Jazztronica all over the world. We talk about: His beginnings as a DJ and doing promo work The concept of Jazztronica and his vision His life as an traveling DJ His insight on the local Austin scene The current projects he’s involved in Keep ...

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